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BobBrisket 11-29-2009 11:33 PM

Never waste good Fireplace coals....
I do a good bit of cooking in the fireplace from steaks to stews and soups in the DO. Just seems a waste of good pecan coals to just let em die out. Started setting up the tree today and we had some nice cloudy, rainy, cool weather, so I said.......why not some Kabobs! Tossed my Lodge Sportsman grate on the coals and went to town!
And a bacon rice and beef dish from last night.

cowgirl 11-29-2009 11:41 PM

Mmmm... Looks like another winner Bob! Great use of those hot coals. :-D

Pyle's BBQ 11-30-2009 01:47 AM

So Bob, the pipe on the right is just for "show", right? Great looking dinner.

Phubar 11-30-2009 05:05 AM

Bob,we gotta talk about some kind of exchange program,your kids stay at my Mom's and I'll come to El Paso...Mom's will be good for your kids!:-D
How that sound?

puddle jumper 11-30-2009 05:23 AM

Man, That looks good Bob,,

tjus77 11-30-2009 06:31 AM

awesome looking grub there. wish I had an indoor fireplace on those cold rainy nights I feel like cooking over a fire.

Phesant 11-30-2009 07:13 AM

Ahhh Bob, that looks great :!::!:..... I'll have a couple Kabobs and a plate please:rolleyes: :biggrin::biggrin::biggrin:

Smokey Al Gold 11-30-2009 10:14 AM

Awesome just awesome!

chambersuac 11-30-2009 10:17 AM

Bob, that looks great!

Cre-B-Ce 11-30-2009 11:29 AM

I'd hit that! (Somebody had to say it)

BobBrisket 11-30-2009 11:42 AM



landarc 11-30-2009 01:31 PM

I'd hit that too. Nice gas assist in the cooker.

nolaman 11-30-2009 02:06 PM

Good Eats! Double duty fireplace!

mbshop 11-30-2009 02:13 PM

wow, great idea and pics. i forget that i have the lodge hibachi and ya just gave me some ideas on using the grate.

BobBrisket 11-30-2009 04:26 PM

As a safety note, try not to cook up anything that will create lots of greasy smoke as it will coat the flue and may lead to a fire hazzard. I clean the flue every year just to be on the safe side. I also make those Boy Scout Foil Packet meals and just toss em near the coals and rotate them from time to time. Kids love to get involved with making em and watching em cook up. Nothing like some veggies and just plain old ground beef in a foil pouch with some rub sprinkled on em and a little bit of liquid of some sort of help the steaming along.

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